USN-1754-1: Sudo vulnerability
28 February 2013
Sudo could be made to run programs as the administrator without a password prompt.
- sudo - Provide limited super user privileges to specific users
Marco Schoepl discovered that Sudo incorrectly handled time stamp files
when the system clock is set to epoch. A local attacker could use this
issue to run Sudo commands without a password prompt.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.